Archives Mission Statement
The mission of the EAMO A.A. Archives is to maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of the organization and work of A.A. locally, to make our history and materials accessible to A.A. members and other researchers, and to provide a context for understanding the progression of A.A. in Area 38.
Area Archives Committee
The Area Archives Committee collects, organizes, and preserves records of the EAMO; sets policies and institutes procedures for the EAMO Archives; and reviews the finances of the committee.
Archives Committee Responsibilities and Guidelines
The Area Archivist is appointed by the Area Chair and ratified by the Area Assembly. Archivist is a non-rotating position, subject to re-ratification every 2 years, and reports to the Area Chair.
Area Archivist Responsibilities and Guidelines
District Archives Chair
Each District is encouraged to appoint a District Archives Chair to maintain and compile your District's history.
District Archives Chair Responsibilities and Guidelines
How Can Your Group Help the EAMO Archives?
You can update your group's history by using the Archives Group History Report. Also, a guide for writing your A.A. group history is available: Researching Your A.A. Group's History.
What Can the Archives Do for Me?
You can learn more about the EAMO Archives by scheduling a visit to the Archives. We also have Traveling Archives exhibits that are available for workshops, meetings, and conferences. Contact the Archives by phone or email to schedule a visit or to learn about the Archives Traveling Display.
A Word About Anonymity
Call the Archivist, Carl B., at (314) 359-4776
firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to:
14 Sunnen Dr., Suite 144
St. Louis, MO 63143
Archives is open every Wednesday from noon until 5:00 PM
Archive working session are held the third Saturday of each month 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM